Honeywell receives EASA certicate for Primus Epic ADS-B Out transponder


Honeywell Aerospace has received approval from EASA for the Primus Epic ADS-B Out transponder in Europe.

Honeywell Aerospace has received a European Technical Standard Order from the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA), approving the use of its Primus Epic Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) Out transponder in Europe.

With this certification, business aircraft operators flying aircraft equipped with Honeywell’s Primus Epic cockpit in Europe will also be able to upgrade to ADS-B in the future.

With product certifications in place, manufacturers including Dassault, Gulfstream and Embraer are now undertaking EASA platform certifications of the Primus Epic ADS-B transponder, with forward-fit installations expected by January 2015.

Primus Epic is available on selected Gulfstream G-series (PlaneView), Dassault Falcon (EASy II), Embraer E-series and Lineage, Hawker Beechcraft, Cessna Citation, and AgustaWestland AW139 aircraft.

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